March 2020

Five Companies Selected to Construct 108-inch Water Line for the City of Houston

Five Companies is the apparent Selected Proposer for the City of Houston’s 108-inch water line project from Milner Road to Aldine Westfield. Construction will begin in May and is anticipated to be completed in January 2022.

This project is an anticipated portion of the City’s Surface Water Transmission Program (SWTP), which consists of major improvements to the water transmission system to convert from primarily groundwater to surface water to comply with the Harris-Galveston Coastal Subsidence District’s (HGCSD) regulatory plan. This program includes transmission and distribution of surface water and associated consolidation of groundwater plants in the City.

The work of the contract is primarily for construction of the 108-inch water line by combination of open cut and tunneling construction methods, including installation of valves, connections and appurtenances. The project also includes a major channel crossing across Greens Bayou, as well as roadway pavement reconstruction, drainage improvements, small diameter water line replacements, and sanitary sewer relocations.

“Five Companies was designed for projects like this,” says Managing Partner, Mark Boyer. “The City of Houston has been an important client to each of the member firms for years. Knowing that these massive projects will require a comprehensive team and approach, you could say that Five Companies was built to serve the City of Houston.”

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